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You have to reach back and bring others with you, Anne Hurd
Anne Hurd is a 1981 Alumna of Greensboro College. She is the Vice President for Advancement & Admissions of her alma mater. You can reach Anne at Anne.Hurd@greensboro.edu.
Anne Jones Hurd, the daughter of a Greensboro College alumna and the college’s longtime former business manager, joined the staff in August 2015 as vice president and chief advancement officer.
She earned a master’s in Applied Communication at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). She has served in senior fund-raising and advancement positions at three private educational institutions in Greensboro: Canterbury School, Guilford College, and Greensboro Day School. During her tenure, those institutions successfully completed capital campaigns and related fundraising programs.
Hurd has served as chair of the Greensboro College Alumni Association and on the Board of Trustees, whose Institutional Advancement Committee she chaired.
The more we serve the more we get to operate in joy: Jody Adams Birch
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Jody Adams-Birch enters her third season on Cindy Stein's staff at Southern Illinois, and her first as the associate head coach.
In her second season on staff, the Salukis posted their sixth-straight winning record. Southern defeated a ranked opponent (Missouri State) for the first time since 1991 and the Salukis finished with a RPI of 105, its highest since 2007. SIU’s four top-100 wins during the 2019-20 season were its most since at least 2002. The Salukis also repeated as Compass Challenge Champions and Nicole Martin and Makenzie Silvey were both selected to the All-MVC honorable mention team while Brittney Patrick earned her first career All-Defensive Team honor.
A 1994 graduate of Tennessee, Adams-Birch played four seasons for the Lady Vols under legendary head coach Pat Summitt, and was the starting point guard for three Southeastern Conference Championship teams. The Lady Vols advanced to the NCAA Tournament in each of her four years and captured the NCAA’s ultimate prize with a national championship in 1991. She began her coaching career as a student assistant with the Lady Vols in 1993.
"Work Hard and Enjoy Every Minute" Pearl Moore
A four-time All-American, she is the all-time career-scoring leader for women’s college basketball with 4,061 points
Ranked third on the College’s Basketball Career Scoring List for all levels of men’s and women’s college basketball
Averaged 30.6 points per game over her four seasons (127 games) at Francis Marion College during the era that did not have the three-point field goal
The 1979 SCAIAW and American Women’s Sports Foundation Small College Player of the Year
Named the 1979 South Carolina Amateur Athlete of the Year
A final nominee for the 1978 Wade Trophy
A first-round draft choice in the WBL and participated in the 1981 WBL All-Star game
Inducted into the Francis Marion Hall of Fame in 1992, the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000, and was a part of the inaugural class for the Florence Area Athletic Hall of Fame in 2006
Played professionally for one season in Venezuela
Do not delegate relationships, Danielle O'Banion
Danielle O’Banion was named the 12th head women’s basketball coach at Loyola University Maryland in April, 2021.
O’Banion brings 20 years of Division I coaching experience to the Greyhounds, most-recently serving her second stint as an assistant at the University of Minnesota over the past three seasons. Her teams have combined for 10 postseason appearances, including five NCAA tournaments and one run to the Final Four.
Originally from Arlington, Virginia, O’Banion returns to the Mid-Atlantic after coaching stints at Minnesota, Memphis, Kent State and Harvard. A standout recruiter who has brought in four Top-50 classes during her career, she has also held multiple leadership positions within both the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and Advocates for Athletic Equity (formerly Black Coaches and Administrators).
A 20-year member of the Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association, O’Banion served on the WBCA Board of Directors from 2013-15 and was an Awards Committee member from 2011-12. She was also the second woman to be named president of Black Coaches and Administrators, serving in that role in 2011-12 following four years on the BCA Board of Directors.
As an undergraduate, O’Banion was a four-year letterwinner at Boston College from 1997-2001. She helped guide the Eagles to their first two NCAA tournament appearances in program history, and she was a co-captain and Big East Academic All-Star during her senior season. She graduated from Boston College in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Hispanic Studies minor.
O’Banion grew up in Northern Virginia, and she prepped at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia where she was a Washington Post All-Met guard for the Maroon.
Lee Yarborough: YOU GOT THIS!
Lee served on the Board of Directors of NAPEO (National Association of Professional Employer Organizations) and currently serve as the Chair for the NAPEO. As Chair, she focused on diversity and deepening member relations by forming Women in NAPEO (WIN). The goal of WIN is to engage, empower, and encourage the women in the PEO industry. She also served as the Chair for NAPEO’s Carolinas Leadership Council for over 10 years.. In 2015, She was honored to be named a Fellow of the eleventh class of the Liberty Fellowship Program and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
She is an advocate for public education. She served on the executive board as Chair of Public Education Partners and is the founder and director of Read Up Greenville, a young adult and middle grades book festival in downtown Greenville, SC.
When she takes a break from board meetings, client visits, and networking, she most likely reading, camping, or spending time with my family. She also enjoy volunteering at her church and staying involved in her children's schools.
You can reach Lee at https://www.linkedin.com/in/leeyarborough and http://www.propelhr.com
Live your life each day with purpose, value, and conviction: Deb Girardi
A 1997 Greensboro College graduate and now a New York School Psychologist, Deb Girardi shares her secrets to her success as a mom, coach, and school psychologist. You can reach Deb at firstname.lastname@example.org
Have The Pen and Paper Ready
The guests that are brought on the show always drop some key knowledge that has helped shape the world of sports today. Heather Macy does a phenomenal job asking questions that flow and lead to discussion. Highly recommend the GYRA Golf episode!
Thoroughly enjoy Coach Macy and her thought provoking questions. Thank you Coach French for sharing your experience and journey.
Heather Macy and her guests are a great resource for inspiration! I cannot wait for the next podcasts!